The Role of Work/Life Balance and Motivational Drivers of Employee Engagement on the Relationship Between Talent Management and Organization Performance: A Developing Country Perspective
Modern Applied Science; Vol. 12, No. 11; 2018
20 Pages Posted: 31 Dec 2018
Date Written: December 12, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between talent management, work life balance, motivational drivers of employee engagement and organization performance in telecommunication and information technology sector in Jordan. Both work life balance and motivational drivers of employee engagement were examined as mediators between talent management and organization performance. The population of the study consists of the three main telecommunication operators in Jordan; Zain, Orange and Umniah with a total number of employees (3305), a random sample appointed from the population with a total 250 questionnaires filled up. The study found a positive relationship between talent management and its three dimensions, namely talent attraction, talent development and talent retention with organization performance. Results also found a positive relationship between talent management and its three dimensions with work life balance. A positive relationship also found between talent management and its dimensions with motivational drivers of employee engagement. Finally, work life balance found to partially mediating the relationship between talent management and organization performance and motivational drivers of employee engagement fully mediating this relationship between talent management and organization performance. This study stated many recommendations for future researches.
Keywords: corporate social responsibility, transformational leadership, firm performance, IT employees, Jordanian banks
JEL Classification: M
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